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Launch Event Paris, 26 January 2018
A prestigious event at the National Academy of Medicine (Académie nationale de médecine) in Paris gathered some 140 persons (scientists, diplomats and academic specialists) to launch InsSciDE – Inventing a shared Science Diplomacy for Europe. This four-year project is funded through the European Horizon 2020 framework under the coordination of Professor Pascal Griset, Sorbonne Université.
The launch brought together InsSciDE’s relevant stakeholders with its scientific Advisory board members and some major actors of science diplomacy. Visit our main site to download the summary text of the event, including the comments by two panels :
Catherine Bréchignac, Ambassador of France for Science and lifetime Secretary of the French Academy of Sciences, Flavia Schlegel, Assistant Director-General for Natural Sciences at UNESCO, Thierry Courvoisier, President of the European Academies Science Advisory Council (EASAC), Edgar Morin, Chairman of the Scientific Council of the ISCC, Laurence Auer, Director of culture, teaching, research and networks, French Ministry of foreign affairs
Scientific Counselors and Attachés from Hungary, Belgium, the Netherlands, the United States and the Russian Federation stationed in Paris, as well as a representative of the British Council.
The French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) launched its new H2020 project InsSciDE on 26th January 2018.